New York vs Philadelphia Wrap - Philadelphia Wins 4-3
Philadelphia skated to a 4-3 victory over New York on Thursday in NHL action at Wells Fargo Center.
The Flyers were a -253 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Philadelphia got goals from Jeff Carter, Mike Richards, Andrej Meszaros, and James van Riemsdyk in the victory. Richards opened the scoring at 1:58 of the second period.
Sergei Bobrovsky turned in a 32-save effort for the Flyers.
New York got goals from Matt Martin (2) and Frans Nielsen in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Al Montoya stopped 39 of 43 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Philadelphia went 0-for-1, while the Islanders were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 43-35.
Philadelphia looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Senators. The Islanders will aim to get back on the winning track vs Washington.